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Secondary Schools Tournament - Kelston still on track

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 5:04 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Defending champions Kelston Boys High remain unbeaten after pool play at the NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament, but had to survive another scare from crosstown rivals Otahuhu College to progress to tomorrow's semi-finals. More >>

South Island Soroptimists lead the way with young members

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 5:02 pm | Soroptimist International

Soroptimist International New Zealand South President Christine Stet welcomed a full representation of South Island clubs to their meeting in Hanmer Springs at the weekend of 30 and 31 August 2014. More >>

Controversial Musician Plays Planet Paekakariki

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:57 pm | Darren Watson

New Zealand’s favourite rhythm and blues-man, Darren Watson, can’t wait to return to Paekakariki with his solo show “Darren Watson - One Voice, One Guitar, The Blues” on Saturday 27 September. More >>

New Zealand Fashion Week Wraps up Another Succesful Year

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:56 pm | New Zealand Fashion Week

As Stolen Girlfriends Club first in season show at NZ Fashion Weekend came to a close on Sunday night, organisers could celebrate another hugely successful event in New Zealand Fashion Week’s (NZFW) 14 year history. More >>

Watch out for scams surrounding news of stolen celeb photos

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:10 pm | Symantec

It’s all over the news—private photographs of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, were posted online over the weekend. Based on the widespread interest in this story, Symantec is warning users about scams around this narrative. More >>

Watch out for scams surrounding news of stolen celeb photos

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:10 pm | Symantec

It’s all over the news—private photographs of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, were posted online over the weekend. Based on the widespread interest in this story, Symantec is warning users about scams around this narrative. More >>

MASU launches new bespoke flavour offering

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:55 pm | Pead PR

Choosing your own flavour is more commonly associated with ice cream stands. But now leading Japanese Robata Restaurant MASU by Nic Watt in SKYCITY’s Federal Street is taking flavour choice to its shochu bar. Shochu is a traditional Japanese distilled ... More >>

Ebola Virus Threatens Bo Hospital, Sierra Leone

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:49 pm | Rotary

RNZWCS Limited (Rotary New Zealand) is collaborating with Rotary Australia World Community Service Ltd who has registered a project in Bo, Sierra Leone to build and extend the Bo Children’s Hospital and provide basic health care education. The ... More >>

My Kitchen Rules New Zealand's First Elimination

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:32 pm | Television New Zealand

My Kitchen Rules New Zealand's First Elimination TUESDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER, 2014 Bogan Besties, June and Steph, are the first team eliminated from My Kitchen Rules New Zealand ! More >>

The Art of Night

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:16 pm | Carter Observatory

Carter Observatory zooms in on astrophotography in a photography exhibition featuring works by award-winning photographer, Mark Gee from Sunday 5 October – Saturday 18 October. More >>

Next funding round / history of Chinese laundries

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 2:40 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Members of the public are invited to apply to the current funding round of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust before applications close on 30 September 2014. More >>

Cheerleading competition, Wellington, Sunday 7 September

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 1:58 pm | Ministry of Cheer

For the past two year’s Ministry of Cheer has been the biggest and most diverse competitive cheerleading competition in the lower North Island, and this year it’s back – and even more exciting than before. With the biggest Dance division, the ... More >>

The Maggies 2014 Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 1:39 pm | The Maggies

Auckland (3rd September 2014) – While NZ Doctor cries out for “Eternal Vigilance”, and NZ Golf Leisure & Lifestyle addresses the “Winds of War”; Dish evokes a more relaxed feel with the cover line “Summer Days” and a tasty image of casual ... More >>

NZRL Secondary Schools Nationals - MAGS toppled

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Mt Albert Grammar - runners-up 12 months ago - have become the first major casualties on Day Two of the 2014 NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament at Papakura. More >>

Sideline stars inspire Aorere upset

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Just a few weeks ago, Aorere College were battling to make the field for this year's NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament. More >>

The Election EP goes live in Wellington

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:54 pm | Powertool Records

It's a noisy build-up to this election, that's for sure; and a group of Powertool Records' bands and friends are making some very lively live noise this Saturday September 6th at the Newtown Bowling Club, Wellington. More >>

Successful Platform Arts Festival is back

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:49 pm | University of Canterbury

Image from Talk Back, courtesy of Ella Duncan, Jon Jeet, Elizabeth Ashby . September 4, 2014 More >>

Aspiring Conversations tickets on sale today!

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:24 pm | Aspiring Conversations

Tickets have gone on sale today for the inaugural Aspiring Conversations festival taking place 10-12 October in Wanaka and Queenstown. Initial sales show the talk by economist Loretta Napoleoni and Tim Finn's solo show 'White Cloud' are proving ... More >>

Snowboard champ takes BMW driver scholarship

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 10:57 am | Castrol

Former New Zealand junior snowboard title holder (2007) Aucklander Tom Grooten eclipsed 14 other driver hopefuls to scoop the keys to a ready-to-race BMW E30 by winning the scholarship package for the coming Castrol BMW Race Driver Series. More >>

Raggamuffin Announces Pre-Parties with Sammy Johnson

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 10:34 am | SWPR

Fresh off the back of a US tour with Common Kings, Sammy Johnson is set to kick off the Raggamuffin party early with a series of intimate shows across the country. Official Raggamuffin pre-parties will take place in Christchurch, Levin, Porirua ... More >>

STREAM: Kerretta - 'Pirohia'

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 9:36 am | Midium Records

You can now stream the album via Arctic Drones! KERRETTA will be performing one New Zealand show: NOV 22, 2014 The Kings Arms, Auckland w/ Avoid! Avoid!. More >>

New Zealand Has Its Own Team Talk!

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 5:45 pm | Rugby World Cup 2015

On 12th September, All Blacks Tours will release two Rugby World Cup 2015 special fan flights to the UK hosted by some very familiar faces that know all about the hype around this extraordinary Tournament. More >>

Nick: an Accidental Hero

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 4:51 pm | Lot 23

Belly laughs a'plenty, moments of true beauty, Nick: An accidental Hero is the enormously affecting and heartbreakingly honest story of New Zealand sportsman, adrenalin junkie and all-round wildman Nick Chisolm. Nicks life ground to a halt when he was struck ... More >>

Bass Camp Sold Out, Mid Camp Selling Fast

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 4:07 pm | Rhythm and Vines

With Bass Camp now SOLD OUT and Mid Camp selling fast, camping plans should be well underway to secure a spot and embrace the ultimate festival experience. Although Bass camp has now sold out, there is still limited camping available within Mid Camp ... More >>

All on for young and old in BNT NZ SuperTourers

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:58 pm | BNT V8 SuperTourers

Andre Heimgartner and Paul Morris make a contrasting pair as they team up for the BNT NZ SuperTourers endurance series, the first section of the 2014-15 championship. More >>

It's Alimentary! Trend Alert

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:44 pm |

The great Champagne houses – as well as New Zealand's leading producers of premium sparkling wines – are increasingly serving their products in wine glasses. More >>

Let's Bring Fanfare Home to Christchurch

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:35 pm | Scape Public Art

We are excited to announce that SCAPE Public Art has launched its Bring Fanfare Home PledgeMe Campaign to raise the targeted $50,000 needed to install Fanfare in Christchurch. More >>

Imake a Difference Funds Students Youth Rhino Summit

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:25 pm | Imake

The first ever International Youth Rhino Summit will begin this year on World Rhino Day (21-23 September, 2014) and charitable trust - Imake a Difference (est 2013), will fund the experience for three Kiwi students as well as financially supporting ... More >>

Auckland Vietnam veterans gather for book launch

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:24 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

New Zealand veterans from the Vietnam War will gather at Auckland Museum this evening for the launch of a book that recalls their experiences as part of New Zealand’s longest and most controversial military engagement of the 20th century. More >>

‘Banding Together’ winners named

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:22 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Hunting & Fishing New Zealand has named the five lucky game bird hunters who’ve each won one of their $299.99 Matuku hunting jackets in the Banding Together promotion. More >>

Reeves Goes It Alone Against Nation’s Elite

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:21 pm | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014: It could possibly be said that Palmerston North’s Adam Reeves is as good as two of any other off-road motorcycle racers. More >>

Vaulting and Showjumping take Centre Stage at WEG

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:07 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand representatives in vaulting and showjumping will grace the arenas in the final week of competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France. More >>

NZRL Secondary Schools Nationals - Seeds survive

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:42 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Defending champions Kelston Boys High and perennial powerhouse St Paul's College both passed early tests on opening day of the NZRL Secondary Schools National Tournament at Bruce Pulman Park, Papakura. More >>

Lunch Box Day Returns for Hungry Kids

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:38 pm | Mediaworks

On Friday 5 September Campbell Live is bringing back its popular 'Lunch Box' day in support of the KidsCan Charitable Trust. A $3 donation can be made by texting LUNCH to 2448, with 100 per cent of proceeds going to the charity. More >>

The Funding Network fires up NZ philanthropy

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:36 pm | Lassoo

As a London art dealer, trading the works of Picasso and Munch, Dr Fred Mulder made a dollar or two. But he realised early on stashing his riches away for himself wasn’t an especially satisfying way to live. More >>

Author of Whakatane-based novel launches Local Books venture

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:34 pm | BMS Books

The author of a novel centred on a surfer facing challenges in Whakatane will be in the town on Saturday 7 September for the launch of a Local Books venture at the new Atlantis Books store on The Stand. More >>

Stacked Field at Freeski Open of NZ Big Mountain

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:33 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Qualifying rounds for The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Big Mountain were held today in Shadow Basin at Queenstown’s The Remarkables Ski Area. Continuing on from last week’s halfpipe and slopestyle competitions, the day once again brought ... More >>

Papaiti Records passes milestone of 100 bootlegs

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:17 pm | Papaiti Records

Papaiti Records is a NZ music label-collective that started in late 2009. All releases have been and continue to be available for free download, including a bootleg archive that recently topped 100 live show recordings. More >>

Full-flavoured works in bite-sized time slots

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:16 pm | SWPR

Short+Sweet Song 2014 swings into the city this month with nine bite-sized musicals performed each night. More >>

VUP a vital part of New Zealand’s reading culture

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:12 pm | Victoria University Press

The New Zealand Post Book Awards, presented last week, show what good health Victoria University Press (VUP) is in says Publisher Fergus Barrowman. Six VUP writers were finalists in the awards. VUP books went on to win the poetry and fiction categories—Vincent ... More >>

Crowdfunding sought for Lee Tamahori to make second NZ film

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:08 pm | The Patriarch

New Zealanders have a chance to invest in Lee Tamahori's second New Zealand film. The last 5% of the funding for The Patriarch ($500,000) is being sought via the country's first equity crowdfunding platform, Snowball Effect, and investors will be rewarded ... More >>

Haier Pulse to Begin 2015 With Toughest Trip of All

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:03 pm | Haier Pulse

The Haier Pulse will once again face the reigning champions in the first round of the ANZ Championship, with a trip to Melbourne to take on the Vixens on 1 March. The only other trip across the ditch in the regular season comes in the final round, ... More >>

2015 ANZ Championship draw announcement

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 1:55 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Media Release Tuesday 2 September 2014 2015 ANZ Championship draw announcement Click here to view the 2015 ANZ Championship draw More >>

Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 1:54 pm | Allen and Unwin

We are thrilled to celebrate Liam McIlvanney as the 2014 winner of the prestigious Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel for his exceptional thriller Where the Dead Men Go . More >>

An Evening With Nigel Latta

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:51 am | Nigel Latta

Nigel Latta is hosting a one off talk, “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Success”, to benefit the children’s cancer charity he is ambassador for, Kenzie’s Gift ( ) at 7:30pm on Wednesday 10th September at Westlake ... More >>

Kiwi Movie Magic Formula

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:55 am | Haystac

New ‘Movie Magic at Home’ research lifts the lid on Kiwi movie watching habits • 18 – 24 year olds most likely to binge watch back-to-back movies • Almost half of all Kiwi blokes not afraid to shed a tear or two • Family classics top ... More >>

NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:43 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Winning a trophy is nice, but sometimes there’s more to attending the NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament than victory on the field. More >>

Trusty tomato

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:02 am | Awapuni Nurseries

Tomaato, tomayto...however you pronounce it, this bright red delight is certainly a staple. From adding a healthy, fresh touch to a lunchtime sandwich or providing the base for a whole raft of dinnertime delicacies, it’s a must-have in any good ... More >>

Dahlia: the perfect summer romance

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:01 am | Awapuni Nurseries

Copy: After a blossoming romance this summer? Let me introduce you to the delightful dahlia. If you’ve had enough of those needy, high-maintenance varieties, dahlia might just be the fresh start you’re after. More >>

Baker Inductee into Triathlon Hall of Fame

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 9:59 am | International Triathlon Union

For immediate release from Triathlon New Zealand, for further information visit or More >>

Games Icon Wants 2026 Event in Christchurch

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 9:51 am | Inspire

Games Icon Wants 2026 Event in Christchurch September 2, 2014 The opportunity to host another Commonwealth Games should be a key component of the rebuild of Christchurch. A Games icon and former Vice President of the New Zealand Olympic Committee, Bruce ... More >>

Ben Ottewell (of Gomez) announces one intimate show

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 9:37 am | Mystery Girl Presents

Ben will be playing material from his new album Rattlebag, and will be supported by LA-based singer-songwriter Buddy, who has toured with him across the US and UK. More >>

Climate change politics on the big screen at MTG Hawke’s Bay

Monday, 1 September 2014, 5:20 pm | MTG Hawke's Bay

New Zealand film director Alister Barry will be in Napier this Saturday to introduce the screening of his thought-provoking documentary HOT AIR . More >>

Exhibition commemorates Mt Albert’s WWI connection

Monday, 1 September 2014, 5:18 pm | Heritage New Zealand

Alberton, the Heritage New Zealand property in Mt Albert, will host a World War I exhibition with a difference as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival. More >>

Majic Claims the August Wildcard Chart

Monday, 1 September 2014, 5:17 pm | theaudience

Another big month in August for’s Wildcard Funding Chart , but in the end it was a top reggae riddim from the sunny Kapiti Coast that claimed this month’s $10,000 Wildcard Making Tracks grant. Since launching her campaign early ... More >>

Top Score for Janina Kuzma in NZ Halfpipe Finals

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:48 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Top Score for Janina Kuzma, 4th Podium for Taylor Seaton in The North Face® Freeski Open of NZ Halfpipe Finals More >>

Postman brings great news in IHC Art Awards

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:39 pm | IHC

Hawkes Bay artist Phillip Sisam has won first prize in the IHC Art Awards 2014 with his painting Postman Pat after Van Gogh . More >>

‘Best trumpet player in the galaxy’ returns

Monday, 1 September 2014, 3:33 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Famous for his virtuosic skill and ‘fabulously velvet tone’, Håkan Hardenberger can make the trumpet sing like a human voice. The Swedish trumpeter has been declared ‘the best trumpet player in the galaxy’ by The Times and has performed with some ... More >>

Lorde Dunedin Show Sells Out in under an Hour!

Monday, 1 September 2014, 3:28 pm | Mushroom Group

Frontier Touring and Brent Eccles Entertainment wish to advise that Grammy award-winning LORDE'S upcoming concert at the Town Hall in Dunedin has now completely sold out after going on sale at midday today! There will be no second show announced in Dunedin. More >>

911 See the Evidence Exhibition

Monday, 1 September 2014, 2:58 pm | 911 Truth for Aotearoa

There has never been a more appropriate time to re-visit the events of 9/11. Following the successful exhibitions in Wellington in September 2011, 2012, 2013 and in Rotorua in September 2013, NZ911truth is pleased to announce another exhibition of “9/11: ... More >>


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